Teacher and School Services

The Crystal Lake Public Library provides school services to elementary, middle and high schools located within the city of Crystal Lake. We are here to help you and your students!

CLPL staff sitting at table at a school outreach event

School Library Cards

Use a School Access Card (for D47 schools) or sign up for a special school card to get materials and resources to support classroom learning.

School Collections Requests
Fill out this form to request materials to use in your classroom or request multiple copies of the same book for book clubs (D47, grades K-8).

Online Resources
Share online resources with students for research and to get homework help. Add the North Suburban Digital Consortium to SORA to access more eBooks and audiobooks.

Classroom Visits, Field Trips, & School Nights
Invite library staff to visit your classroom or plan a field trip to the library. Visits can include story times, read-alouds, book talks or library resource instruction. Field trips can include a tour and a program or activity.  Library staff are also available for after school clubs, family nights, open houses and more.

Library staff at table located at an elementary school

Reading Incentive Programs
Promote participation in library summer and winter reading programs.

Illinois Talking Book and Braille Program
Staff can provide referrals for students for audio or braille library service through mail or digital download if they have any barriers that prevent them from interacting with traditional books.

Library school outreach team members

Crystal Lake Public Library School Outreach Team Members

Shannan Petty, Teen Services Librarian
Marla Spaargaren, Teen Services LTA
Seanine Brady, Youth Services Librarian
Dawn Dvorak, Head of Youth Services
Ashlee Tominey, Youth Services Librarian
Sofia Carapia, Youth Services Librarian